Tisbury Names New Fire Chief
Louisa Hufstader
Tisbury selectmen appointed a new fire chief Tuesday with none of the formality that is customary when the town names a top public safety official. Greg Leland takes the job July 1.
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Tisbury Selectmen Ponder Fate of Downtown Tennis Courts
Will Sennott
The fate of the public tennis courts off Church street in downtown Vineyard Haven remains undecided, after selectmen agreed Tuesday to ask the town historic commission and open space committee for ideas about what to do with them.
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Tisbury Allows More Aquaculture
Louisa Hufstader
Tisbury selectmen granted a second aquaculture license for town waters Tuesday, conditionally approving a license for Jeffrey Canha to raise oysters in Lagoon Pond.
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Tisbury Settles on Place for Annual Town Meeting
Louisa Hufstader

Barring the unforeseen, the Tisbury annual and special town meetings will take place Saturday, June 13 at 1:30 p.m., on the Tisbury school playground to provide for social distancing among voters.

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Tisbury Names New Fire Chief, Disagrees on Food Trucks
Louisa Hufstader

Tisbury assistant fire chief Greg Leland has been tapped to replace chief John Schilling when Mr. Schilling retires at the end of June. Selectmen voted this week to offer Mr. Leland the position.

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Tisbury Postpones Due Dates for Property Tax Bills to June 1
Louisa Hufstader

Tisbury property owners will have an extra month to pay their real estate and personal property taxes, following a vote by town selectmen Tuesday that moves the due date from May 1 to June 1.

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Beach Road Weekend Canceled
The multi-day music festival, scheduled for late July, was canceled by the Tisbury selectmen Tuesday afternoon.
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Tisbury Postpones Annual Town Meeting
Louisa Hufstader
At a joint meeting Friday morning between Tisbury selectmen and town board of health officials, selectmen voted unanimously to postpone all meetings on town owned property through May 1.
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Italian Eatery Moves Ahead in Tisbury
Louisa Hufstader
The proprietors of a planned Italian restaurant on Union street in Vineyard Haven received the green light for an all-alcohol license from Tisbury selectmen/
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Student Plastic Bottle Ban Goes On Tisbury Warrant
Louisa Hufstader
Tisbury selectmen reversed an earlier decision and will put a student-written bylaw banning the sale of single-use plastic bottles on the town meeting warrant.
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